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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR BERNARD ALEXANDER MILLER, HERBERT TYSON SMITH
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd November 1997
    Attended by: LORD LEVERHULME
  • Rededicated
    Date: 23rd November 1997
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9904
Current location

In the north transept.
Chester Cathedral
Werburgh Street
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40598 66456
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A stone tablet flanked by two additional stone tablets on either side with names inscribed on them. At the top of the centre tablet the Prince of Wales feathers are engraved with gold paint.
Inscription
Centre tablet: IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF/ THE CHESHIRE (EARL OF CHESTER'S) YEOMANRY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945 Left and right hand tablets: 1939/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHESHIRE REGIMENT ASSOCIATION

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